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Pie Wing at the Des Moines Art Center

Pie Wing at the Des Moines Art Center

An idle silence is felt in the atmosphere as one enters through the giant glass doors of the Pie Wing in the Des Moines Art Center. As one enters the spacious, empty room, a faint noise of cowbells, crunching hay and young girls’ giggles emanate […]

Art Transcends Shapes and Colors

Art Transcends Shapes and Colors

Bold colors take the form of elegant geometric shapes and flowing lines painted across a large plaster wall in West Des Moines, Iowa.  Behind this work of art is 23-year-old artist, Brett Budzinski. The summer after Budzinksi graduated from Drake, he took on the challenging […]

Weighted Relief

Weighted Relief

I will not fall asleep unless I am nearly smothered by layers of thick, feather-down duvets. It’s not about the warmth that soothes me to sleep, but feeling the gentle weight sitting on my entire body that sends sensations of comfort—knocking me out faster than […]


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